[Servercert-wg] Voting Ends Soon on Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Wayne Thayer wthayer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 12:24:00 MST 2020

Reminder: Voting ends Friday 31-January 2020 at 12:30 EST on ballot SC25:
Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

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Date: Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 10:31 AM
Subject: [Servercert-wg] Voting Begins: Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain
Validation Methods v2
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Ballot SC25: Define New HTTP Domain Validation Methods v2

Purpose of Ballot:

This ballot sets a sunset date for the current Method 6 and defines two new
Domain Validation methods. One is intended to replace Method 6 (Agreed-Upon
Change to Website) and the other that describes the ACME HTTP method defined
in section 8.3 of RFC 8555.

The following motion has been proposed by Doug Beattie of GlobalSign and
endorsed  by Jacob Hoffman-Andrews of Lets Encrypt and Bruce Morton of


This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and
Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates" as defined in the following
redline, based on Version 1.6.7:



This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline.

The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7+ days)

Start Time: 17-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

End Time: Not before 24-January 2020 09:00 Eastern

Vote for approval (7 days)

Start Time: 24-January 2020 12:30 Eastern

End Time: 31-January 2020 12:30 Eastern

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